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Greek Eiar Female Horae Season With Blossoms Mosaic

Greek Eiar Female Horae Season With Blossoms Mosaic

A closeup view of a large mosaic from the Imperial Roman period, dating back to the 2nd century, reveals a stunning depiction of the Greek Horae. These female figures, known as the Horae, represent the seasons and are often associated with the blooming of flowers and the changing of seasons. In this close-up, one of the Horae, known as Eiar, is the central focus. Eiar is portrayed in a state of elegant nudity, a common artistic motif during this period. She stands gracefully in a dynamic and lively pose, her body exuding a sense of youthful vitality. Her skin is meticulously detailed, showcasing the artistry and craftsmanship of the Roman mosaic. Eiar wears a crown of blossoms on her head, symbolizing the arrival of spring. Her flowing hair cascades down her back and shoulders, creating a sense of movement. In her hands, she holds an assortment of vibrant flowers, adding to the imagery of the changing seasons and the celebration of nature's beauty. The mosaic's colors are rich and vibrant, reflecting the artistic style of the time. The intricate details and careful placement of each tessera (small mosaic tile) contribute to the overall beauty and complexity of the artwork.

Image ID#: 30328 / Category: Arts / Price: 499$
Greek Eiar Female Horae Season With Blossoms Mosaic
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